News: 2 dead after collision between car, truck on State Road 54


WESLEY CHAPEL, FL – Two people died following a collision between a car and a truck in Pasco County last week, Pasco News Online reports.

The accident happened in the area of State Road 54 and Morris Bridge Road on the morning of April 7.  The Florida Highway Patrol said an 81-year-old woman was driving a car west on State Road 54 when she turned into the path of an eastbound tractor-trailer.

The truck crashed into the car, and both vehicles wound up in the southeast part of the intersection.  The driver of the car, a Zephyrhills resident, and her passenger, a 38-year-old New York resident, died after being taken to an area hospital.  Another passenger in the car was hospitalized in serious condition.

The truck driver, a 45-year-old Tampa man, and his passenger were not injured in the wreck.

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